Come and enjoy SOYA’s 200hr Extended Penticton, BC. The extended program is an excellent choice for those who cannot get away for an immersion. The extended yoga teacher training gives the student time to absorb the teachings and put their studies into practice before their next session. SOYA’s curriculum will help you excel at your yoga teaching career and your yoga lifestyle.
Feb 28th to July 12th, 2020
Lead Trainer: Natasha Scott
Training Times: Approximately two weekends per month, Saturday and Sunday from 7:30am to 6:30pm. Starts Friday evening, Feb 28th. Weekends are Feb 28-March 1, 7-8, 21-22; April 4-5; May 9-10, 23-24; June 20-21; July 11-12.
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Come and enjoy SOYA’s 200hr yoga teacher training immersion at God’s Mountain Estate near Penticton, BC. This remote, exquisite hidden gem sits high on the hillside overlooking Okanagan Lake, and is perfect for retreating into yoga studies. The SOYA curriculum is designed to help you excel at your yoga teacher career and your yoga lifestyle.
April 13 – 29, 2020 starting at 2pm April 13th.
Lead Trainer: Natasha Scott Additional SOYA grads will be guest teachers to lead the group in various asana styles.
Location: God’s Mountain Estate, Penticton, BC. Enjoy the small group experience where all your questions can be answered in a safe environment. This is a very special location for the training where students have the opportunity to live and eat together in a unique solar powered retreat between Salmon Arm and Enderby. Enjoy cozy spaces, evening saunas, and stunning views.
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2019 weekends are Sept 6-7-8, Oct 5-6, Nov 2-3.
2020 weekends are Jan 11-12, Jan 25-26, Feb 8-9, Mar 13-14-15, Apr 11-12, May 2-3 and 30-31, Jun 13-14 and Jun 27-28.
300 HOUR COURSE CURRICULUM
The Subtle Anatomy of Yoga – Advanced Energetic Teaching and Techniques: Practice and Implementation
Chakras, Granthis, Koshas, Lokas and Vayus
Explorations in the Advanced Practices of Pranayama
Svara Yoga – the Science of the Elements within the Breath
Hand and Body Mudras: Energetic Seals for Moving Prana
Mantras: Words of Power for Shifting Consciousness
De-mystifying Sanskrit, The Language of the Gods
Personal Energy Management and Self Care
The Hatha Yoga Pradipika – a path to Enlightenment
Mythology of Yoga: The Symbolism of Many – and yet One God
Understanding Karma & Reincarnation
Life changing Wisdom in Simple Terms: Ancient Teachings from the Bhagavad Gita & Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras and how the fit into Modern Times
Advancing Teaching Skills: Creative Sequencing, Building Themes, Voice and Body Language, Finding your Market Niche
Principles of Safe, Creative Sequencing from Various Lineages
Language & Voice: The Power of your Voice in the Seat of the Teacher
Creating Sacred Space at Home or in the Classroom
The Magic of Verbal Cues, Demonstrations, Yoga Props and Light Assists
Anatomy of Movement: Stretch & Strength in Poses
Anatomy Based Sequencing to the Peak Pose
Leading Pranayama, Meditation, Mantras and Japa safely in classes
Building Themes into Yoga Classes
Creating & Planning Private Sessions, Workshops and Retreats
Finding your Market Niche
Making Yoga Inclusive For All: Specializing to reach those outside of the studio format
Trauma Sensitivity in Yoga
Consent Based Yoga & light Hands-on Assists
Common Mis-Alignments & Anatomical Differences – Refining Observation Skills
Teaching Specialty classes such as Chair Yoga, Seniors Yoga, Yoga for the Office, Yoga in Schools, Restorative, Essential Prenatal, etc.
Seva or Service to others: “Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves” H. Mann
Karma and Reincarnation: A Study of the Cycle of Lives
Ayurveda – the Science of the Doshas
The Upanishads: Gems from the Vedas teaching we are One
Learn more about upgrading your YTT and register on the SOYA Yoga Website.